People used to be able to unite under one voice: the world would tune in, and the masses would sing together led by the music and life philosophy of the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince, the Rolling Stones or Madonna.But somewhere along the way, things evolved: technology gave access to more and more voices. It demystified [...]
What’s happening to the world? Where are we headed? I had never felt so concerned in regards to the current state of the planet, specially when it comes to politics: I don't understand how this became such a complicated world all of a sudden. Perhaps it has always been this way, but I'm older and more [...]
I remember the first time a wore a pair of patent leather shoes mixed with ruffled socks. That might have been the first time I realized the power of fashion, and how beautiful things could make me occasionally happy. For Ariel, the now 15 year old woman behind Swedroe by Ariel, fashion became her biggest [...]
Once upon a time in Vizcaya...
Andy Faerman, better known as @miamifashioninsider, understands the value of community like not many people do. Her curly blond hair, big blue eyes, and red lips are unmissable as she walks the streets of Miami wearing beautiful combinations. Her followers love her beyond compare because of how real she is. Through hashtags such as #MADREPROMEDIO [...]
Right out of university, Clara Pablo thought that the best way of finding a job, was creating one. She knew what she wanted, and went for it. Pitusa is one of the most beloved brands in Miami, because of its flow textiles, and comfortable designs that fit all women, regardless of shape or size, and [...]
I didn't grow up surrounded by war; for me it was just something that belonged to the movies, and the history books. And yet when you are in Europe, you are constantly reminded that war is real. Every corner holds a plate, every town a monument honoring the fallen soldiers. I've seen how war permeates [...]
Remember your first day of school? Every year while growing up, we faced the awkwardness of being around others at school, trying to be liked. It's not easy for anyone, but for children with limited resources and for their families, it's extremely challenging. Meet Rachel Russell-Saiger, an amazing woman who garners the power of the [...]
Travel is also a mirror. A reflection on how it helps me see myself better.
‘Mirror conversations’ are a series of videos where I explore the intimate relationship we have to mirrors. I hold a complicated relationship with the girl that lives there. I can’t hide anything from her staring eyes.
I believe clothes carry memories embedded in the fabric, and photographs can carry premonitions. Lately, when I do serious photo-shoots, they become more of a performance than just pictures, and what I mean by this, is that it feels as if there were messages hidden in between; we usually plan very little, things and brands [...]
Head pieces are extremely powerful; when you enter a room wearing one, they become a way to identify you, and can even turn into the focus of unexpected conversation. Suzy Buckley, who has an extensive background in fashion, created Shapoh in 2014, as a solution the lack of beautiful fascinators in the United States bringing [...]
In this interview, which is part of my 'Made in Miami' series for a journalistic project with Go Daddy, she shares her mission in life, and the reason why we should all move a little bit closer to plants and create a universe of our own. You are going to love it.
Entrepreneurship takes courage. A lot of it. I got to work on a project with GoDaddy where we focused on entrepreneurs and small business owners in Miami . During the interview we were able to highlight their entrepreneurial journey and how they made their own way pursuing something they love. I wanted to take that a step further and showcase more about these beautiful people in Miami and what they bring to the community.
I arrived to Miami by chance. In my mind, any place would be ok. I knew the drill: one year and a half of hardship while figuring out my career move, fun people to be with, doctors, hairdressers... then one year and a half of actually enjoying the city, and then off to a new [...]